Tenant claims landlord responsible for slip and fall.

Position::LANDLORD'S NEGLIGENCE
 
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Tenant sued landlord for negligence after she slipped and fell on ice while going down the exterior stairs of her building. She claimed that landlord failed to put rock salt on the steps after the area was cleared of snow. Landlord claimed that snow was still falling when tenant fell, so he wasn't responsible. Landlord submitted a sworn statement from a meteorologist in support of his claim and asked the court to dismiss the case without a trial. The court ruled against landlord. A trial was needed to determine the facts. There was a...

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